Sprucing Up a File Cabinet with Fabric

black-metal-file-cabinet

At Weekend Craft, Michelle’s craft supplies were starting to exceed the storage space she had available.  She was thrilled to be gifted a hand-me-down file cabinet, but before she filled it with crafting goods, the cabinet needed a makeover!

black-metal-file-cabinet

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Mid Century Mod Nightstand Gets Refabbed

Nicer Than New side table before

Over at Nicer Than New, Joan shares her latest find:  an adorable mid century mod nightstand.  This was an estate sale find that she was able to bring home for just 50 cents.

Nicer Than New side table before

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No Mantel? No Problem.

The Happy Housie hutch before

Decorating a fireplace mantel for various seasons and holidays can be a lot of fun.  But not every home has a mantel–especially if you are living in an apartment.  Krista from The Happy Housie came up with an excellent solution to this problem, using the top half of an old hutch that she found.

The Happy Housie hutch before

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Forgotten Nightstand Gets a Second Chance

My Repurposed Life nightstand before

Over at My Repurposed Life, Gail picked up this shell of a cabinet from the curbside years ago.  ”It hung out in the garage for years as storage for crates,” she says.  ”While cleaning out the garage recently I decided it was time to give it a makeover.”

My Repurposed Life nightstand before

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Junky Garage Storage Becomes Attractive Craft Room Storage

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

“This roadside rescue was right next door!” says Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof.  ”It was an old, rusty, dirty metal cabinet my next door neighbor was tossing when she moved.”

Rain on a Tin Roof metal cabinet before

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Tornado Trash to Kitchen Coffee Bar

Upcycle Addict bathroom cabinet before

“I believe this was one of those small cabinets that go above a toilet or perhaps in a laundry room,” says Sherry at Upcycle Addict.  ”It was in perfect condition… nothing wrong with it.  It was sitting on a curb along with a small mountain of stuff that had been tossed after clean up from the tornado.”

Upcycle Addict bathroom cabinet before

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Junky Cabinet Shifts Continents for a Completely New Look

India Pied a Terre danish mod cabinet before

Deb blogs at India Pied-a-Terre.  This little cabinet was a contribution to their household from her husband’s bachelor days.  ”I’ve hated this Danish style cabinet and was ready it get rid of it and replace it.  The cabinet shook when you opened and closed the doors and the doors were always crooked.  Plus it was boring!” she exclaims.

India Pied a Terre danish mod cabinet before

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Heirloom Hoosier Cabinet Restoration

Newton Interiors hoosier cabinet before

Newton Custom Interiors is where Jann blogs about her home improvement and design projects.  The restoration of this lovely Hoosier cabinet was one of her first ever DIY projects.  ”The cabinet was in pretty rough shape when we brought it home,” Jann notes.  ”The bottom cabinet had been used as a work bench by my husband’s grandpa, and the upper cabinet was in his uncle’s basement. ”

Newton Interiors hoosier cabinet before

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